Thursday, 23 December 2010

REVIEW:- Cargo contour palette

This palette is such a good idea 
it is a 3 in 1 blush palette
A complete cheek solution in 1 compact with a huge mirror. 
you would think more companys would be making compacts like these 
this item is not available in the UK which is such a shame 
but it is available to purchase online here
http://www.cargocosmetics.com/products/cheeks/contour-palette
it costs $34 in the USA
and is available in 2 shades 
one is Malibu - as reviewed below 
the other is Monaco which is more coral


This palette is in shade contour 01 malibu
I think its named after  that whole malibu pink barbie theme
the compact holds 3 pans 
a contouring shade
a blush 
and a highlighter shade
The reverse of the compact has full instructions printed on it as well as a face map to show you exactly where and how to apply each shade
so you can never forget if you leave this at the back of a drawer for months and lose the packaging
I love that it has a huge full size mirror



The compact is the same size as an ipod touch and has a similar pretty smooth metallic finish and looks very sleek.
The three shades in this compact are really fine but hard pressed it is not chalky or dusty in the least
you only need to apply a small amount each time
each shade also has its function embossed on it so you can (initially) know what you are doing without turning it over
I feel that the contour shade on here is slightly on the red side for my liking but it still works ok
the pink blush in the malibu compact is just like MAC's best selling and most famous shade in pink swoon
the highlight shade is not shimmery either its like a Bare escentuals mineral original foundation in that it has a slight iridescent or like MAC MSF natural


I was sent this product for review 
and this is my personal opinion

1 comment:

G A B Y said...

Oh I received this too, but I don't use it as much as I should. I love the huge mirror, too!